LATEST NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
April 12, 2016
Notice of Entry of U.S. District Court Administrative Order 2016-21 In Re: Designation of Bankruptcy Judge Laurel M. Isicoff as Chief Bankruptcy Judge.
March 17, 2016
Pending Changes [Revised Dollar Amounts] In Bankruptcy Forms
On April 1, 2016, automatic adjustments will be made to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, and in the bankruptcy forms and instructions. The adjustments will apply to cases commenced on or after April 1, 2016. Click here for details and affected bankruptcy forms.
March 11, 2016
Notice of Entry of Administrative Orders 16-01 and 16-02
Administrative Order 16-01 “In re: Electronic Cigarette Policy and Adoption of Interim Local Rule 5072-2(B)”
Administrative Order 16-02 “In re: Adoption of Interim Local Rule 1019-1” were entered on March 11, 2016.
The Local Rules and any affected local forms, clerk’s instructions or court guidelines have been amended to reflect adoption of these two interim local rules and are available on the court’s website.
February 19, 2016
Notice to Bar of Federal Judicial Center Survey to Assess Judicial Performance
Judge Laurel M. Isicoff has asked the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) to distribute a survey to members of the Bar to assess her performance. Judge Isicoff’s participation in this program is voluntary and reflects her desire to provide the highest level of public service. Click here for details regarding participation.
February 1, 2016
Reappointment of Incumbent Bankruptcy Administrator – Northern District of Alabama
The current five-year term of J. Thomas Corbett, United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama, expires December 4, 2016. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has established a review committee to consider whether Mr. Corbett should be reappointed to a new five-year term. Click here for more information.
January 19, 2016
Clerk’s Notice Re: Extension of Temporary Exclusion from Means Testing in Bankruptcy Cases.